International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064

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Research Paper | Electronics & Communication Engineering | India | Volume 5 Issue 1, January 2016

Sleep Apnea Patients Monitoring Using Mobile Phone

Nilam Maske | Dr. A. N. Gaikwad [2]

Abstract: Real-time Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) episode detection and monitoring are important for society in terms of an improvement in the health of the general population and of a reduction in mortality and healthcare costs. Currently, to diagnose OSA patients undergo PolySomnoGraphy (PSG), a complicated and invasive test to be performed in a specialized center involving many sensors and wires. Accordingly, each patient is required to stay in the same position throughout the duration of one night, thus restricting their movements. This paper proposes an easy, cheap, and portable approach for the monitoring of patients with OSA. It is easy to perform from the patients point of view because only three wearable sensor is required, so the patient is not restricted to keeping the same position all night long, and the detection and monitoring can be carried out in any place through the use of a mobile device.

Keywords: Sleep apnea, GSM, PSG, smart phone, Wearable sensors, Real time monitoring system

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 1, January 2016,

Pages: 1501 - 1504

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